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Refuge House Looking To Prevent Domestic Violence Deaths

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Posted at 6:37 PM, Aug 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-31 15:03:55-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)--It's a program we first told you about in June aimed at preventing domestic violence deaths.

The Intimate Violence Enhanced Service Team was designed by the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The goal is to identify victims in high risk situations in hopes of reducing homicides.

The Refuge House and the Leon County Sheriff's Office has had the program in place for a couple of months.

WTXL ABC 27's Jade Bulecza sat down with Meg Baldwin, the executive director of the Refuge House, to find out the results of the program so far and how the victims are screened.